The HUGE Problem With Generic Drugs & The Science of Choosing the Right Career For You
Published June 10, 2019
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    My mother used to tell me when I was a kid that coffee would stunt my growth. But seriously, can coffee do that? Can coffee sober you up if you are drunk? This episode begins with a look at what coffee can and cannot do. We’ve all been told that generic drugs are equivalent to name brand drugs at a fraction of the price. Well, not necessarily. Most generic drugs are made in India and China and oversight by the FDA is not as great as you think. Investigative journalist Katherine Eban has just published an explosive expose that tells a troubling story about the safety and effectiveness of generic drugs. The book is called Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom ( If you or someone you know takes prescription drugs, you need to hear this.  Katherine’s website is  Too much sun is a problem. But so is too little sun. It turns out there is strong medical evidence that some sun is good for your health. Listen to hear how much and what it is good for. ( Choosing on a career path and finding the right job is a haphazard experience for a lot of us. However, there is actually some science behind how to find a job, do it well and move up the ladder. One of the leading expert in this field is Art Markman, professor of Psychology and Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin and author of the new book Bring Your Brain To Work: Using Cognitive Science to Get a Job, Do It Well and Advance Your Career ( Art joins me for a fascinating look at a better way to find professional success. This Week’s Sponsors -SimpliSafe. For free shipping and a 60 day risk-free trial go to -Stroke of Genius Podcast. Subscribe to Stroke of Genius on Apple Podcasts, at, or your favorite podcast platform. -Lively. For $10 off your first order go to and use promo code: something -Linzess. For information about your IBSC symptoms go to -Capital One. What's in your wallet? -Geico. Save 15% or more on car insurance at
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